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  • Arts & Culture
  • Issue 35

Don’t Look Back in Anger

Can the new you make peace with the old? Ex-oversharer Emily Gould looks back on her own experience.
Words by Pip Usher. Photograph by Aaron Tilley. Styling by Sandy Suffield.

In the early aughts, Emily Gould gained a name as an editor at New York–based gossip blog Gawker, where she was known for peppering her sharp commentary on the media and celebrities with personal details. A name quickly became notoriety, particularly after Gould quit the site and wrote a lengthy piece for The New York Times about the impact of oversharing on her life. Eleven years later, Gould has taken a deliberate step away from the intimate disclosures of her


This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-Five

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